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Acoustic radiation force impulse imaging for aneurysms

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dc.contributor.author Tierney, Áine P.
dc.contributor.author Dumont, Douglas
dc.contributor.author Callanan, Anthony
dc.contributor.author McGloughlin, Timothy M.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-24T10:21:57Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-24T10:21:57Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2556
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract A method for reliable, noninvasive estimation of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) wall mechanics may be a useful clinical tool for rupture prediction. An in vitro AAA model was developed from an excised porcine aorta, with elastase treatment. The AAA model behaviour was analysed using Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) imaging techniques to generate displacements in both aneurysmal and normal aortic tissue. The incremental modulus of the arteries was indicative of early collagen recruitment, typical in aneurysms due to elastin degradation. Opening angle measurement showed a four fold decrease from healthy aorta to AAA model. The mechanical changes that occur during aneurysm formation were found to be detectable using ARFI imaging. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), 2009 IEEE International;pp. 1891-1894
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ULTSYM.2009.5441927
dc.rights “© 2009 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. en_US
dc.subject biological tissues en_US
dc.subject biomedical ultrasonics en_US
dc.subject diseases en_US
dc.subject electrocardiography en_US
dc.title Acoustic radiation force impulse imaging for aneurysms en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor IRCSET en_US
dc.relation.projectid RS 2007/2950 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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